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Is Single Sex Dangerous
Some risks: There are risks w anal sex. Having anal receptive sex can lead to transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Repeated anal sex may loosen/ weaken the anal sphincter affecting fecal continence. The anal/rectal mucosa is not well protected which makes it susceptible to tearing w penile penetration. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Some risk . . . : According to the centers for disease control & prevention, "in addition to hiv, other stds can be transmitted through oral sex with an infected partner. Examples of these stds include herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea, genital warts (hpv), intestinal parasites (amebiasis), and hepatitis a." for infomation on safe sex, see: http://www.Cdc.Gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/oralsex.Htm. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Chlamydia: Lgv is a type of chlamydia. It isn't common, but is being seen in some groups, especially gay men, in whom it can cause severe proctitis (anorectal infection). Chlamydia tests will pick up lgv, but you need specialized tests to tell you whether it's lgv or not. The difference is that you treat lgv with a 21-day course of doxycycline, which is what i would use in a gay man with proctitis. ...Read more
I heard hiv concentration is low at the Starting of vagina (lips, clitoris...) higher inside cervix, is it true? Is this ONE of the reason why cunnilingus is considered low risk by cdc?
It may be one reason: I don't know whether HIV concentration is low at the vaginal opening. I'm not aware of any studies of it, but it makes sense. However, that's probably only part of the reason that cunnilingus carries little or no risk of HIV. Saliva inactivates HIV, and swallowing infected blood or secretions is low risk. Whatever the reasons, there has never been a proved case of HIV transmission by cunnilingus. ...Read more
Is it dangerous if metronidazole IVTT is given 500mg accidentally instead of only 125mg? Possible effect to a pedia?
Metronidazole: This dose of metronidazole is not particularly dangerous. Often 500 mg is administered orally as a single dose three times a day. Intravenous dosing is faster and the peak concentration of the medication is higher than with oral dosing. But this dose is not toxic. What do you mean by possible effect to a pedia? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is mastatitis is a form of staphylococcal infection that effect breastfeeding women. Is it dangerous?
Trust your body: Most young people naturally begin enjoying their bodies when they are alone at or before puberty. You learn, and stay comfortable. Don't try to abstain if this seems difficult, but if you don't feel a desire (and some people don't), don't force it. If you are a man getting erections and nocturnal emissions normally, you'll probably have no trouble once it's time to have a regular partner. ...Read more
Politics: Marijuana is only considered a lethal drug by the U.S. Government. There is no scientific evidence of that (provided your only drug is marijuana). It is difficult to die from marijuana. However, alcohol which is a legal, "non-lethal" drug directly causes scores of deaths every year. ...Read more
Go for it: There is no mandatory down time for females as with males. As long as still in the moment, you can continue for hours--wisest to be sure to pee as soon as can when done to reduce UTI risk. Remember that sperm present, moved around internally with ongoing penetration and added to with each next ejaculation. Use condoms unless ttc. ...Read more
Baby's needs in air: A single ventricle is adequate for fetal development when mom is doing most of the work. After air breathing starts, the pressures of the heart change, add lungs, kidney & liver work along with regulating body temperature. The extra pressures needed to push blood & do the extra work cause the single ventricle to fail & the mixed poorly oxygenated blood it pushes can't feed the tissue ...Read more
Yes!: Well, is the measles shot better to get before you get measles? Of course! that is how vaccines work! they prevent infection, not treat infections you already have. The problem is, that about 40% of women will acquire hpv withint two years of sexual activity debut! get the shot for your kids before they are old enough to think about sex, not when you think they need it. By then, it may late! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
There are some risks: Anal receptive sex can cause tearing of anal tissues including perforation of the colon. Repeated anal sex can weaken the anal sphincter muscle & cause problems with incontinence. It can also lead to transmission of sexually transmitted diseases and other infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexual abstinence: This is okay and it is not abnormal or damaging. ...Read more
Yes.: Panic attacks tend to come in bunches, but any rate of frequency is possible. I suggest you sort this out further with a mental health expert- -- and get effective treatment! life's too short to have it be compromised daily by the threat of a panic attack. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers